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Making an Easter Basket Without Candy

Making an Easter Basket Without Candy

Good morning everyone!  I hope you’re having a good week and looking forward to Easter this coming Sunday.  I don’t know about your family, but my husband and I have been trying to be healthier this year:  eat better, get more exercise, and make healthy decisions.

Making an Easter Basket Without Candy

Making an Easter Basket Without Candy

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And while we’re talking about getting healthy, I thought you might enjoy some ideas for how to make a fantastic Easter basket this year that doesn’t include candy and all of that sugar for your kids.  Here is a list of 50 ideas of non-candy items to include in your Easter Basket:


  • Granola bars
  • Goldfish crackers
  • fruit roll ups
  • Fruit Snacks

Making an Easter Basket Without Candy


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Making an Easter Basket Without Candy


  • Bunny pajamas
  • Bunny ear headband or clip on ears
  • Nail polish
  • Jewelry
  • Lip balm
  • makeup
  • Easter socks
  • Easter masks, necklaces, and trinkets from the dollar store
  • Flip flops
  • Hair ties or headbands
  • Baseball t-shirt or hat

Ideas for Older Kids:

  • Egg-shaped bath bombs
  • Gift cards (food, stores)
  • Movie tickets
  • Handmade coupons for things like getting out of chores, staying out later, or even having friends over
  • Candles
  • Lotion or bath salts
  • Exercise equipment like weights, resistance bands, or a pedometer

I hope this list has given you inspiration to make this year’s Easter basket both fun and healthy!  But here’s one more tip for you…

Bonus Tip: Use a Creative Container

Since you’re already looking to change things up this Easter, why not consider changing the container that you use for your Easter basket as well.  Consider using a tote bag, a metal bucket, a plastic pail, a purse, or even a backpack.  Have fun with your Easter basket, and let it do double-duty with function that will last all year.

I’d love to hear what ideas you’ve come up with for your non-candy Easter basket items so comment below to share them with everyone.  And don’t forget to share this post on your social media sites so your friends and family can enjoy these ideas as well!

Making an Easter Basket Without Candy

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  1. Suzane Cybulski

    Great ideas!!! Thanks!!!

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